The last time the Mids were ranked was in 2008-09 (preseason poll).
The Mids won six straight matches en route to what marked just their second win at Drexel in five tries.
Navy owns a 10-5 series advantage against Drexel, defeating the Dragons, 25-14, in their last meeting on Jan. 15, 2016.
Fifteen of the nation's top-25 teams will compete at this year's CKLV Invitational which kicks off on Friday at noon Eastern.
Nicholas Gil, Drew Daniels and Jadaen Bernstein all won their weight classes to lead Navy.
Navy-Old Dominion Wrestling 2.3.17
All-Academy Championship 1-29-17
Navy-Lehigh Wrestling 1-13-17
2016 Blue-Gold Duals
Navy Wrestling vs. Army
• 2015-16 (So.): A starter at 157 pounds as a sophomore, he posted a 13-12 record that included a 7-2 mark in dual action ... competed at five tournaments, including the All-Academy Championship where he placed fourth ... his two dual losses were against 10th-ranked John Boyle of American and Army West Point’s Russell Parsons Jr. ... earned solid dual victories over Maryland’s Lou Mascola, 10-4, Drexel’s Richard Viruet, 3-2, and Princeton’s Francesco Fabozzi, 7-4.
• 2014-15 (Fr.): Navy’s starter at 157 pounds, Daniels amassed a 12-15 record in his rookie season ... won seven of the first eight matches of his career, including a 13-3 major decision over St. Catharine’s Reed Daniel for his first collegiate victory ... took second place at the season-opening Michigan State Open (Fr./So. Div.), dropping a 6-1 decision to Ohio State’s Micah Jordan in the title bout ... placed third at the All-Academy Championship after dealing Coast Guard’s Chris Sullivan a 7-5 loss.
• High School: A 2013 graduate of Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Mo., Daniels attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2013-14 academic year ... was a four-year wrestling letterwinner who garnered won the stat title at 160 pounds his senior year ... placed second at 160 pounds as a junior and fourth at 145 pounds as a sophomore.
• Personal: Son of Craig Daniels and Nicole Dixon-Daniels ... majoring in Political Science.